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OpenProj Review: An OSS Alternative to Microsoft Project

Sep 25, 2007, 06:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

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"It's great to see a Microsoft Project alternative built with the open source user in mind. In a bit of haste, I downloaded and installed the app to see what it had to offer. What I found was a mixed bag of tricks and treats, no Halloween reference meant to be implied.

"Being a Deb or RPM package kind of a guy myself, I really do not care much for building my own software installs, not that I do not love tracking down dependencies and all. Thankfully, the company sponsoring this project provided tarball which contained a ready to go Java application. They even went so far as to provide a simple bash script that I can execute for even more time saving goodness. Nice, very helpful for those Linux users who simply want it to work right the first time..."

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